About Sequoia Hospital - Hello Humankindness
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit
community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care
for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia's Heart and Vascular
Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care,
affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute.
Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for
superior patient safety and was named as one of America's top 100
hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is
a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among
Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive
emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram
technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and
surgical services with a unique healing environment, including
private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.
Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:
- Heart Surgery
In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Dignity Health,
the Perianesthesia Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse who assumes
responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation of care for surgical and procedural
patients. The PACU is a 24 hour, 7 day a week department with some
hours covered by employees that are on Standby (Call). In addition
to regular work hours, this position will be required to take call
as needed to provide care for the patients. The Ambulatory Care
Unit is only Open Monday through Friday and the last Saturday of
each month for elective procedures. Peri-Anesthesia Registered
Nurses work in both units as needed.
Minimum Experience Qualifiations:
External Candidates: Minimum of one year of experience as a
staff RN in an acute care hospital post-anesthesia care department
within the last 5 years required
Internal Candidates: Minimum of 2 years critical care; Emergency
department,ICU, or Cardiac surveillance Unit experiences.
American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) Certification
A registered nurse with documented successful completion, prior
to hiring, of the program entitled: "Competency Based Orientation
and Credentialing Program for the Registered Nurse in the
Perianesthesia Setting" from ASPAN.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/TRAINING: (required to be current at
time of hire)
California licensure as a Registered Nurse. (RN)
Certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support
for healthcare providers. (CT CPRBLS)
Certification in American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac
Life Support for healthcare providers. (CT ACLS)
Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for healthcare
providers (CT PALS).